New referral intended in the "tomato" patent case

8 November 2011

Public oral proceedings in appeal in the "tomato" case today did not end in a final decision on the patent, but with the announcement by the Board of Appeal of its intention to again refer questions of law to the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO. The procedure is continued in writing.

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News from 4 November 2011: Oral proceedings on the "tomato" patent

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